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Skeleton of each foot

Sever tarsal bones (Ankle)
5 metatarsal bones (Sole)
14 phalanges (toes)
total = 26 bones

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The foot (function)

Performs dorsiflexion and plantarflexion, as well as inversion and eversion motions

3

Talus

the weight bearing ankle joint with the tibia. Articulates with the calcaneus and inferiorly withthe navicular

4

Subtalar Joint

Union btwn the talus and calcaneus, because it occurs on the inferior surface of the talus.

5

Midtarsal joint

Talus - navicular and calcaneus cuboid unions.

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Calcaneus

Largest of the tarsal bones, and is the only one to rest on the ground.

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Medial, intermediate, lateral Cuneiform bones

They are wedge shaped
Three plus the cuboid artciulate with the proximal ens of the 5 metatarsal bones.

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Distal metatarsal heads

1st and 5th rest on the ground and form the ball of the foot.

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5 metatarsal bones

5 toes are numbered from medial to laeral.

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Joints of hand.

LOOK AT THE HAND